ELi's arts and entertainment reporter Chris Wardell brings us the story of Michigan native Amy Petty, a singer-songwriter who spent the early part of her career in New England but is now firmly rooted and happy to sing about being back home.
If you can't get enough music from the 1980s, then make sure to be on hand this evening when Starfarm opens the Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. in the Ann Street Plaza. ELi's Chris Wardell writes about the band's popularity and proclivity for Def Leppard, Michael Jackson, Prince and the Go-Go’s.
The weather forecast this weekend calls for plenty of sunshine and numerous options to explore the outdoors in and around East Lansing. ELi's Jonathan Townley pinpoints places and events to consider as you plan your activities.
For fifteen years, Natalie Hool and Jim Matthews have organized a local race to honor their late son Max, raising funds to help families with children facing serious medical problems. Now they're passing the torch. ELi's Andrew Graham explains why.
The Michigan State University Department of Theatre’s Summer Circle has delighted audiences for the past six decades. ELi reporter Jonathan Townley describes why this venue remains a special destination for performers and theatergoers alike.
The Summer Solstice Jazz Festival will fill downtown East Lansing with smooth sounds throughout the evening Friday and Saturday. ELi's Chris Wardell features one of the Friday performers, jazz drummer Jeff Shoup.
Now in its 10th year, Saturday's Pumpstock festival will fill Bailey Park for six hours with the sounds of Americana and folk music. ELi's Chris Wardell spoke with artists who will play the main stage, and tells us why they're looking forward to performing in East Lansing.
Four engineering students have proposed removing the underwater dam across from MSU’s Administration Building and replacing it with a series of "rock arch rapids." ELi's Jessy Gregg dives below the surface for this report.
This Saturday at Fenner Nature Center you can sample maple-based treats, learn about tree tapping, maple syrup distilling, forestry management, and enjoy a pancake breakfast. Nick Wright tells you what you need to know about this annual family event.
City leaders assumed Bird and Lime scooters would be removed with the onset of winter weather, but they're still here. Find out what's happening with scooters on both sides of Grand River, and what (might be) next from ELi's Jessy Gregg.